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Confused about USB Type-C? These stickers will help sort it out

As the USB Type-C rollout begins in earnest, the Implementers' Forum has decided it's time to clear up the confusion with a set of logos for each USB port.
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No, it’s not a hamburger: The MicFlip is a fully reversible micro USB

It's a small but serious annoyance -- attempting to plug in a USB cable, only to find that you've gotten it upside down. Now, you never have to worry about plugging in your USB "the wrong way," thanks to MicFlip, the first reversible USB.
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SanDisk’s new wireless media server stick offers up to 128GB of storage

Expanding the storage space on your smartphone just became a whole lot easier, thanks to the introduction of a USB wireless media server from SanDisk. It offers storage sizes up to 128GB at affordable prices.
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This space-age suitcase boasts GPS, biometric locks, and a built-in power bank

The Space Case 1 has features like digital biometric locks, GPS, digital lift-less weighing system, power bank, Bluetooth, speakerphone, sensors, anti-theft alerts, and even a personal assistant.
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Never trust an unknown USB drive — It might just fry your computer

An engineer has designed a destructive USB drive to annihilate the electronics of most modern laptops. The USB stick will fry just about any laptop, as soon as you plug it into the unsuspecting port.
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USB 3.1 support for Windows 10 confirmed by leaked schedule

A talk set for next month's WinHEC conference seems to confirm that Microsoft is planning to support USB 3.1 in Windows 10, which will enable the use of reversible connectors similar to the Lightning connection used by Apple's iPhone and…
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USB 3.1 puts the pedal to the metal in early speed tests

Early speed tests from Anandtech show that USB 3.1 is significantly quicker than 3.0, pushing almost 700 megabits per second in sustained read/write tests.
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Give your laptop a second screen with this 17-inch, USB-powered travel monitor from AOC

This monitor makes it easy to pack up and lug around a fully fledged display with you. Learn more here.
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Rumored 12-inch MacBook Air with Retina could come with USB Type-C, multiple colors

A new rumor indicates that the unannounced 12-inch MacBook Air with Retina could ship with the upcoming, thinner version of USB 3.0. Learn more here.
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USB Type-C ready to be produced, compatible devices coming ‘by early 2015’

The next generation of USB connectors and cables are going to hit the market soon, and they should bring about slimmer laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Learn more here.
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Use your PC or Mac to cool off with this USB-powered fan and air purifier from Satechi

Is your AC on the fritz? Does your office not have any sort of cooling? In that case, you might want to check out this USB-powered fan and air purifier for Mac and PC.